Journal article

More active outside the classroom: Chinese international students' interactions with Chinese communities in Australia

J GAO

Journal of Chinese Overseas | Brill Academic Publishers | Published : 2016

Abstract

Australia has been one of the world's leading providers of international education in recent decades, and international students, of whom students from China have long been the largest group, have made a significant contribution to Australia. However, while some research has examined the business aspects of this new export sector in Australia, little attention has been paid to the cultural and social lives of the students, allowing many negative comments about them to cloud our understanding of this generation of overseas Chinese students. Through an analysis of documentary sources, interviews, and the observation of Chinese students studying in Australia, this paper aims to challenge the ne..

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